[Advaita-l] Was Madhusudana Sarswati influenced by Gaudiya Vaishnavas?
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 13 23:33:36 CDT 2011
I have been looking for the book "Lalita Trishati Bhashy" of Adi Sankaracharya, as translated by Chaganti Suryanarayana Murthy and published by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. The book was published about 25 years ago and it is out-of-print for more than a decades. In fact there is an English translation of the Lalita Trishati Bhashya, published recently from Mumbai butC. Suryanarayana murthy's book is special as there is a valuable interoduction and also added to it is the Sreevidyadeepika of Agastya, which is also a desirable book for the readers of the Lalita Trishati Bhashya. Does any member know how to get a copy of the same.
--- On Mon, 6/13/11, Shyam <shyam_md at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: Shyam <shyam_md at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Was Madhusudana Sarswati influenced by Gaudiya Vaishnavas?
To: "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011, 6:23 PM
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On Jun 13, 2011, at 2:50 AM, Venkata sriram P <venkatasriramp at yahoo.in> wrote:
> According to the accounts of his life, the young Kamalanayana Mishra who
> came from a village in what is now Bangladesh, heard of the fame of
> Chaitanya and at the age of 10 decided to travel to Navadvipa to meet him.
> There is another account regarding M.S from my elders.
> Shri Sadananda Saraswati, of "Vedantasara fame, was the contemporary of Shri MS.
> Shri Sadananda took sanyasa from Sri Nrisimha Saraswati. Sri Nrisimha Sarasati took
> sanyasa from Shri Krishnananda Saraswati. And the lineage of Shri Krishnananda Yati
> can be traced back to Shri Vidyaranya Muni (from the list i have). This vidyaranya is not to be confused with the Sringeri Muttadhipati.
> Now, Sri Sadananda Saraswati & Sri Madhava Saraswati were guru bhais who took initiation from Sri Nrisimha Saraswati. And MS took sanyasa from Sri Madhava Saraswati.
> Moreover, Shri Narayana Tirtha of Krishna Leela Tarangini fame and Shri MS both met each other on several occassions. Needless to mention both were stallwarts in Advaita Vedanta. Shri Narayana Tirtha was also a Srividya Upasaka and votary of Srividya Rajagopala Mantra and worshipped Krishna as Srividya Rajagopala.
> So, even though, their iShTa devata was Krishna and were influenced by Madhura Bhakti, internally, they were staunch advaitins.
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